The Brief History of ISLAMIC ART

By Nadia Cassim Research Contributor: Sumaya Seedat   As Elisabeth Siddiqui so aptly states, “Art is the mirror of a culture and its world view” She goes on to state that in the Islamic world, this is truer than ever as Islamic art reflects the different lands, culture and people which Muslims have ruled over.…

Islam and Poetry

By Nadia Cassim   My Greatest Need is You Your hope in my heart is the rarest treasure Your Name on my tongue is the sweetest word My choicest hours Are the hours I spend with You — O Allah, I can’t live in this world Without remembering You– How can I endure the next…